Pukekura Park New Plymouth Taranaki

Come with me on a ride through Pukekura Park New Plymouth Taranaki.  Then along the New Plymouth foreshore. Living with an attitude of gratitude is so important.  How could this not happen with the ride below!!I must be one of the luckiest guys in the world( even though I think that we create our own luck. )

Anyway I picked up my little JVC cam and took a shoot of my ride to work.  Then took a few other shots another day and editing them all together with some of the many photos of the park I had on my harddrive.

This contains a video montage of stills in the middle. Pukekura Park New Plymouth
Pukekura Park is a world-renowned park located in the heart of New Plymouth city.
A tranquil  paradise the park covers about 52ha (128 acres) and contains a diverse range of landscapes, including many plant collections, exotic specimen trees, formal gardens, lakes and walking trails through native bush.

Pukekura Park features a wide variety of plants and landscapes – from dense remnant kohekohe, tawa, mahoe and pukatea forest, to broad acre lawn with perennial displays, to themed garden plantings.

A native orchid and fern collection is housed among sub-tropical plants in the Fernery.

Pukekura Park has been awarded the accolade of Garden of National Significance by the New Zealand Gardens Trust since 2004.

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11 Responses to Pukekura Park New Plymouth Taranaki

  1. Hi Al, Wow,fantastic video, thankyou for sharing – what beautiful palce you live in, its paradise, you are so lucky – I want to visit, move there – thanks again – be well,
    Namaste,
    Paul

  2. What a wonder to bike through New Plymouth City, NZ this Monday morning while having my breakfast in New York State, USA. Thank you! Perhaps at lunchtime, I will rewind for respite by the ocean. Thanks, Al

  3. This is so beautiful! Thanks for making this video & for posting it. It is so cool to see where you live.

  4. Geez! I think I want to move to New Zealand now!! Does New Zealand have any room for artists? haha! I loved it thanks for sharing :-)

  5. Great idea, sharing those beautiful places! Our most recent visit to Taranaki, en route to the Parihaka International Peace festival, reminded us what treasures Taranaki and those she nurtures are. Namaste!

  6. What a beautiful, tranquil piece of paradise! Thank you for sharing some of it with us, Al! :)

    Namaste~

  7. Taranaki is indeed a very beautiful place to be in. I have never been to Taranaki before but watching your video makes me feel I’ve just made a trip to the quiet, pieceful place, away from the busy place where I live in Auckland. Thank you so much Al.

  8. It looks truely beautiful ,thank you for sharing. I don’t live near any parks, but I often cycle to the local beaches and the journey is always breathtaking, even though I’ve lived here most of my life, I’m constantly amazed by the beauty surrounding me.Wish I had a vidio to share it with you.Am also gona try out the veggie, food umm yum.

  9. Al ,you are very lucky man .It is very very beautiful.Thanks for making this video & sharing with me.It makes me very glad.I hope I see there.
    Namaste
    Farzaneh.

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